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Ministry with Young People – Session 3
June 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Faith Formation Office is partnering with Ablaze Ministries to offer a three-part virtual training program for ministry with young people.
Session 3 – Partnering with Parents
The most successful ministry leaders have figured out how to partner with parents. This is no easy task in the midst of changing family dynamics and limited resources. Participants will learn tried and true ways to reach parents in this age and how to get out of the way to allow the parent to be the primary herald of the faith.
About the Presenter
Chris Bartlett is the Director of Leadership Formation for Ablaze Ministries, which specializes in rethinking and offering a 360 degree approach to ministering to youth, parents, and youth ministers. Ablaze Ministries offers youth ministry programs to parishes, parent materials through their Beyond the Pew initiative, and last year assumed ProjectYM: a leader in youth ministry resources and trainings. With Ablaze, Chris heads Next Level Ministry, which builds ministry leaders and fosters excellence in ministry throughout the country. Prior to working with Ablaze, Chris worked in both parish and diocesan youth, young adult, and campus ministry in Texas. He earned his Masters in Theology from St Mary University – San Antonio, after completing bachelor degrees in Theology and Business, both from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
This workshop is open to clergy, parish personnel, catechists, volunteers and parishioners. There is no charge to participate.
Please register here.
Ministry with Young People is a component of Forward Together, a Fall Planning Initiative of the Faith Formation Office.